CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Assist. Professor Borut Likar, Ph.D.

Director
Institute for Innovation and Technology Korona plus

 

 

 

Personal information

 

Surname(s) / First name(s)

Mr. LIKAR BORUT

Address(es)

Ziherlova 4, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Telephone(s)

+ 386 1 2839 053

Fax(es)

+ 386 1 2839 055

E-mail(s), Web address(s)

BORUT.LIKAR1@GUEST.ARNES.SI

Nationality(-ies)

Slovenia

Date of birth

03/09/1962

 

 

 

Work experience

 

Dates (from to)

1997-

Name and address of employer

University of Primorska, Faculty of Management Koper, Cankarjeva 5, SI-5000 Koper, Slovenia

Type of business or sector

Higher Education Establishments

Occupation or position held

University lecturer

 

Dates (from to)

1994-

Name and address of employer

Institute for Innovation and Technology Korona plus d.o.o.

Cesta na loko 19, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

Type of business or sector

commercial enterprise and R&D institute

Occupation or position held

Director

 

Dates (from to)

1998-

Name and address of employer

University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering

Traka 25, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

Type of business or sector

Higher Education Establishments

Occupation or position held

University lecturer

 

Dates (from to)

1988-1994

Name and address of employer

Josef Stefan Institute

Jamova 39, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

Type of business or sector

Dept. of Automatics, Biocybernetics and Robotics

Occupation or position held

Researcher

 

Education

 

Date

1994

Place of education

Ljubljana

Name and type of organization providing education

University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering

Traka 25, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

Title or qualification awarded

BSc, MSc, PhD

Date

1995

Place of education

Bled

Name and type of organization providing education

IEDC-Bled School of Management

Preernova cesta 33

SI-4260 Bled

Slovenia

Title or qualification awarded

MBA

Personal skills

and competences

Acquired in the course of life and career but not necessarily covered by formal certificates and diplomas.

 

 

Mother tongue

 

Slovene

 

Other languages

 

 

 

ENGLISH, german, croation

Reading skills

 

Fluent, good, fluent,

Writing skills

 

Fluent, good, good,

Verbal skills

 

Fluent, good, fluent.

 

Social skills

and competences

Living and working with other people, in multicultural environments, in positions where communication is important and situations where teamwork is essential (for example culture and sports), etc.

 

       Organization of R&D work at the university, team work within the company and the institute

       Organization of international R&D team work incl. cultural and social events

       Organization of national/international conferences, exhibitions incl. cultural and social events

       Organization of teams for different sport activities (sailing - regattas, cycling marathons and mountain hiking tours for particular groups

       Team-building seminars and

       Seminar on Developing Rhetorical Skills for Effective Business Management

 

Organizational skills

and competences

Coordination and administration of people, projects and budgets; at work, in voluntary work (for example culture and sports) and at home, etc.

 

Borut Likar is an assistant professor at the University of Primorska Faculty of Management where he also worked as a Research & Development Vice-Dean. He is also a Managing Director of the Institute for Innovation and Technology. Borut Likar achieved his PhD in electro-technical sciences at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Ljubljana (medical bio-cybernetics) and completed MBA studies at the IEDC Bled School of Management. Moreover, Dr Likar is the author of many scientific and expert publications. He is an innovator and a recipient of the Preeren students award of the Republic of Slovenia for his scientific work as well as a recipient of many domestic and international awards for his innovations. Besides, he is an initiator and the head of several successful research, applicative, technological and other national and EU projects (ministries, Chamber of Commerce, Phare, ESF, Leonardo da Vinci etc.) with a single project budget amounting to over 0.5m EUR. Furthermore, he is the author of countless patents, models and copyright works, which many of them proved to be extremely marketable. Borut Likar is the author of numerous books primarily from the field of innovation management and R&D. As a university lecturer and researcher, he works actively at the University of Primorska as well as the University of Ljubljana, where he focuses mainly on pre- and post-graduate studies and research areas (benchmarking and managing of innovation, R&D and technological processes in enterprises as well as in educational system). He is the founder of the national association of innovative youth and one of the initiators of the University Incubator of Primorska. His work encompasses management of creativity, R&D, innovation processes in Slovenia and EU along with linking academic sphere to the economy via national and international projects. He also works as an evaluator of EU projects, reviewer of scientific publications, and editor of international scientific conferences and publications.

 

The whole bibliography:

http://izum.izum.si/bibliografije/Y20060929212412-10201.html and

http://www.inovativnost.net/aboutus.asp

Technical skills

and competences

With computers, specific kinds of equipment, machinery, etc.

 

       MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Outlook etc.

       graphic software (Adobe Photoshop, Corel Draw, photo processing)

       other utility tools for managing PC and electronic devices

       special software and equipment for measuring physiological parameters in human being

       electronic and mechanic development tools related to self development of technological R&D projects, medical measuring R&D devices incl. software and patent development (electronics developing and measuring equipment, simulation software, design of prototypes etc.)

 

Artistic skills

and competences

Music, writing, design, etc.

 

            photography, piano playing, computer graphics design (also for TV)

 

 

Other skills

and competences

Competences not mentioned above.

 

Hobbies: cycling, mountain hiking, sailing (with a skipper licence), skiing, volleyball, tennis etc.

 

 

Driving licence(s)

B Clean driving licence